Philip Desrosiers, President is music specialist and band and chorus director at Sacred Heart School in East Providence, Rhode Island and is also music director and organist at St. James Church, Manville, RI. He holds a Masters in Music Educations and a Masters in Music and Worship. Phil has been an adjunct professor of music at the Community College of RI and was presented the Companions on the Journey Award by the Diocese of Providence in 2011 for his work with youth. He has been a presenter on Catholic school bands at conferences for NPM and the NCEA. email@example.com
John Dunphy, Chaplain received his Masters in music education from Temple University and has directed band at the University of Pennsylvania, Delaware Valley College, Bishop McDevitt HS, DeLaSalle-in-Towne, and his present position as Director of Music Activities and Band Director at Villanova University. He has also been very active in liturgical music as a choir director and cantor. He was also a member of the Liturgy Committee of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Caron Collins, Webmaster earned her Ph.D. in music education from The Ohio State University (2007), the Master in the Art of Teaching (2002) from Marygrove College, and her Bachelor of Music Education (1978) from Indiana University. She is associate professor in music education at The Crane School of Music, State University of New York, in Potsdam. With 25 years teaching experience in the Diocese of Columbus (Ohio), she has taught instrumental and general music in grades K-12, designed and coordinated the Diocesan-wide music events, supervised instrumental music teachers, and earned the Romana Hemmelgarn Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (1995). email@example.com
George Pinchock,Vice-President is Assistant Director of Music Activities at Villanova University where he co-directs the University band and directs the Summer Graduate Music Education Program. He is also director of the National Jamboree Band for the Boys Scout of America. He has been active in the NCBA since 1983. firstname.lastname@example.org
Randy Navarre, Treasurer received his Bachelor of Music degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, in Nacogdoches, Texas, in 1973, his Master of Music degree from Temple University, in Philadelphia, PA, in 1981, and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Maryland, in College Park, Maryland, in 1989. He is the originator and director of Northeastern Music Programs, Inc. an organization that provides general and instrumental music programs to schools. Northeastern Music Publications, Inc. also developed by Dr. Navarre, specializes in publishing music for band and orchestra. email@example.com
Pam Potter, Historian and Honors Ensembles retired in 2011 after 45 years in music education. For the last 34 years she was director of bands and chair of the music department at Quincy Notre Dame High School and Quincy's Parochial Elementary Schools. She also served as adjunct instructor of woodwinds at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO. Pam recently completed 20 years as conductor of the Quincy Park Band an adult symphonic band, and conducted the award winning Mississippi River Brass Band. She has served two terms as president of NCBA. Her numerous awards include the Association of Concert Bands "2011 Outstanding Conductor Award", and the Bandworld "Legion of Honor". firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith Miller, Secretary
Keith is our new NCBA Secretary. He works for Northeastern Music Programs, Inc. since 2000 and earned a B.S. in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvanina. Keith currently teaches band and string orchestra at 6 different schools in the Archdiocese of Philapelphia, St. Francis of Assisi, Norristown, PA, St. Bernadette, Drexel Hill, PA, Holy Family Regional Catholic School, Aston, PA, Assumption BVM, West Grove, PA, Sacred Heart, Havertown, PA, and Penn Christian Academy, Norristown, PA.